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Live Review & Photos: Father John Misty and King Tuff at The Observatory North Park


Photos by Sylvia Borgo

Father John Misty and King Tuff proved they’re two of the best bands out there right now



The Owl and Bear Podcast vol. 187


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We’ll take what we want and give the rest away



Live Review & Photos: The Maine, Real Friends, Knuckle Puck, and The Technicolors at House of Blues, April 8, 2015


The Maine

You know, for kids



Live Review & Photos: The Used, Every Time I Die, Marmozets, and The Eeries at House of Blues, April 3, 2015


The Used

Rock and roll will never die



Live Review & Photos: Tweedy and the Minus 5 at Balboa Theatre, March 24, 2015


Tweedy at Balboa Theatre by Leslie Kalohi

Jeff Tweedy and son treated San Diego to a nearly two-hour set



Live Review: Echosmith and The Colourist at House of Blues, March 29, 2015


Echosmith

The two bands delivered a millennial-friendly show in San Diego



Live Review & Photos: Juliana Hatfield and The Burning of Rome at the Belly Up, March 18, 2015


Juliana Hatfield by Leslie Kalohi

Juliana Hatfield played her seminal album, “Become What You Are” in its entirety at the Belly Up



Live Review & Photos: The Twilight Sad and Port St. Willow at The Irenic, March 13, 2015


The Twilight Sad by Sylvia Borgo

The Twilight Sad played the final show of their U.S. tour at the Irenic



Live Review & Photos: A Place To Bury Strangers at The Casbah, March 11, 2015


A Place To Bury Strangers By Rocío Flores

New York’s A Place To Bury Strangers put on a brutally loud Casbah show



Live Review: Tim Barry, Jenny Owen Youngs, and Cory Branan at the Casbah, March 20, 2015


Tim Barry by pooruglyhappy

The former Avail frontman was joined by two other singer-songwriters



Live Review: Trampled by Turtles at Observatory North Park, March 19, 2015


Photo by Ruth Johnston

The Minnesota band traded energy for polish in San Diego



Live Review & Photos: Kongos at House of Blues, March 9, 2015


Kongos

San Diegans got to see that rock band that has accordion



Interview & Photos: Empires


Empires by Sylvia Borgo

Sylvia Borgo recently spoke with Tom Conrad and Mike Steger of the Chicago ban Empires



Live Review and Photos: Cold War Kids at the Observatory North Park, February 25, 2015


Photo credit: Sylvia Borgo

Cold War Kids brought a crowd of teenages to the Observatory North Park



Live Review and Photos: Gregory Alan Isakov, February 22, 2015 at The Irenic


Photo credit: Sylvia Borgo

Gregory Alan Isakov played to a rapt Irenic



Live Review & Photos: Bayside, Senses Fail, Man Overboard, and Seaway at House of Blues, March 11, 2015


Bayside

Bayside celebrated their birthday with a wild party



Video: Hey Rosetta! – “What Arrows”


Hey Rosetta

Canadian septet Hey Rosetta! will play the Soda Bar on March 10



Live Photos: Taking Back Sunday, Letlive, and The Menzingers at House of Blues, February 26, 2015


Taking Back Sunday

It was a night of exuberant energy at House of Blues



Live Review: Cursive, Beach Slang, and Twinsmith at the Casbah, February 22, 2015


Cursive

The Omaha band led fans down the rabbit hole



Live Review: Wild Child, Desert Noises, and Goodnight, Texas at the Casbah, February 21, 2015


Wild Child

Wild Child led the sold-out crowd in a night of singalongs and slow dances



Live Review & Photos: Catfish and The Bottlemen at the Merrow, February 8, 2015


Catfish and the Bottlemen by Sylvia Borgo

Welsh quartet Catfish and The Bottlemen whipped fans into a frenzy



Live Review & Photos: John 5 at Ramona Mainstage, February 8, 2015


John 5 at Ramona Mainstage

The Rob Zombie/Marilyn Manson guitarist struck out on his own



Live Review & Photos: Nothing at the Soda Bar, January 30, 2015


Nothing by Rocío Flores

Noise rockers Nothing played an earsplitting show at the Soda Bar



Live Review & Photos: Motion City Soundtrack, Hellogoodbye and Driver Friendly at House of Blues, February 11, 2015


Motion City Soundtrack

Nostalgia for the early 2000s reigned supreme at Motion City Soundtrack’s San Diego show